Nutritional Sciences Personal Food Security and Wellness
The course goal is to develop life-skills and decision-making processes to maintain healthy eating throughout the lifespan. The course will improve students' nutrition-related behaviors by addressing attitudes, knowledge, skills and barriers related to food selection, purchasing and preparation and how these intersect with food security. The course will provide students with the foundation of nutrition knowledge and cooking skills to be able to prepare healthful meals in consideration of limitations such as food availability, food budgeting and time management. This class is offered both in the Fall and in the Spring. It is 15 weeks long with 1 hour of lecture and 2 hours of laboratory per week.